From Wedding Shower Invitation to Girl's Room Decoration - Part 1
In addition to making wedding shower cakes, I also made the general invitation for the wedding shower our church hosted. Because we were inviting the entire congregation, I made one large invitation for posting in the Fellowship Room of the church. I then made many small square reminders (time, place, etc.) for people to take home with them. AND to display these small squares, I made a crepe paper rose invitation holder.
Basically, I removed the glass from a frame. Cut some paper to fit the size of the frame. Made some crepe roses (see the wonderful tutorial here: http://danielleflanders.blogspot.com/2010/01/crepe-paper-roses.html) and adhered them to the paper. I then put the frame backing and the paper with roses back into the frame. Voila - a very easy, very inexpensive, but very classy invitation holder.
In the picture you see a couple of the reminder cards on top of the roses but you can also stand the cards up in between the roses (as I did at the church). Who knows why I didn't take a picture of that. Shame on me. :(
Anyways - I think the method of standing cards up between the roses could also be done with placecards, favor tags, etc. I also think this would make a beautiful entrance piece in place of a wreath for a party or for a shower (think monogram on top of the roses and entire frame hung on a door).
Tomorrow I hope to post how I changed the invitation holder into a simple decor idea for a little girl's bedroom.